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Coronavirus statistics | When will the lockdown end?

How long will the coronavirus lockdown last? It’s the question at the back of all our minds. Today, Crikey presents the coronavirus statistics that may be help predict when lockdowns will be a thing of the past.

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Social distancing in Victoria

Here is the latest on coronavirus social distancing rules in Victoria. This article will be updated on a regular basis to keep you informed.

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‘Nothing but a joke’

Good morning, early birds. The World Health Assembly has formally adopted a resolution calling for an independent review into the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers call for a visa amnesty for undocumented workers in order to reduce the risk of infection clusters. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

‘Twiggy’ Forrest and Co give the government a lesson in loyalty

The mining magnate — who's hooked up to China like no other business figure — is one of several powerful business people giving a concerted effort to skew debate in favour of China.

No debate, no download: why I won’t be taking up the tracing app

COVIDSafe is built on legally shaky foundations by a government operating with a trust deficit. Not a great start.

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Unemployment set to double

New Treasury figures forecast that the unemployment rate will double from 5.1% to 10% and new cases of coronavirus dipped below 50 over the bank holiday weekend. George Pell is being investigated over new child abuse allegations and NSW will now test anyone with even mild flu-like symptoms in either at-risk areas or sites with unexplained transmissions.

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How many cops does it take to patrol a park?

Good morning, early birds. NSW police officers have been raiding parks and threatening people with fines, and the federal government has announced a $1.3 billion partnership with the private health sector. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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India’s drug decision signals headache for Australian patients

India is one of the biggest pharmaceutical manufacturers, and sources a lot of ingredients from China.

Greg Hunt’s redistribution of health

Good morning, early birds. Health Minister Greg Hunt wants to stop insurers and specialists from cashing in on rising premiums and bills, and Assange's allies say his life is at risk. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Long live the local pharmacist 

If Australia were to lose half its independent pharmacists to chain replacements, GP visits would go up and actual patient care would go right down.